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Dysfunctional people tend to date each other, study finds

If you're antagonistic or narcissistic, you’re more likely to be more tolerant of others who share those dysfunctional personality traits than people who are kinder, more agreeable or selfless in nature, according to research published in a recent edition of…

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Don’t feel like exercising? Take a hot bath instead, study finds

Many people find that relaxing in a hot bath at the end of a long and stressful day is a good way to unwind, but researchers from Loughborough University in England has discovered that it may also be as beneficial…

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Legalizing marijuana lowers opioid addiction rates, study finds

While cannabis has been castigated as a ‘gateway’ drug that can lead to the abuse of more potent drugs like cocaine or heroin, a new study has found a connection between the legalization of the drug and lower hospitalization rates…

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New device lets paralyzed man move his arm with just his thoughts

A paralyzed 56-year-old Cleveland man has purportedly become the first person ever to regain the use of his hand and arm with the assistance of a brain-computer interface, according to new led by doctors from Case Western Reserve University and…

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Beastfeeding is good for your kids (but it won’t make them smarter)

While breastfeeding provides many health benefits, including an infant’s risk of contracting an infectious disease, diarrhea or earache, research published Monday in the journal Pediatrics has found that it is unlikely to have any long-term positive influence on their intelligence.…

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Party drug Ketamine could be the next big breakthrough in treating depression

Originally marketed as an anesthetic and often used recreationally, a drug known to produce out-of-body experiences and hallucinations is gaining support among scientists for the treatment of people suffering from depression, according to a variety of recently-published reports. Ketamine, which…

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Poverty shaves two years off your life, study finds

Being poor increases your likelihood of a premature death more than high blood pressure, high alcohol consumption, and even obesity, according to a new study led by researchers at Lausanne University Hospital in Switzerland and published in the medical journal…

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Two-thirds of cancers are caused by bad luck

Cancer is brought on by errors in genetic material, and two-third of all cancer-causing errors come from arbitrary mistakes, not as a result of heredity or ecological factors, according to a new report in the journal Science. The errors, or…

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New rotavirus vaccine could save 600 children every day

A new, low-cost oral vaccine against rotavirus that could prevent 600 to 1,300 children per day from dying as a result of the diarrheal disease has proven effective in clinical trials, according to new research published earlier this week in…

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Scientists think they’re on the cusp of reversing aging

In what could be a significant anti-aging breakthrough, researchers from Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands have discovered a molecule that could restore the stamina, coat of fur, and in some cases, even organ function in elderly laboratory mice.…